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Ruth Anderson, Independent Non-Executive Director

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Ruth Anderson



Ruth is a chartered accountant and worked with the accounting firm KPMG LLP for 33 years, from student accountant to UK vice chairman. While at KPMG she worked with many global businesses.

Ruth is currently a Non-Executive Director at Ocado Group plc and Travis Perkins plc.     

She is also a Director of The Royal Parks, which is an executive agency of the Department of Culture Media and Sport and a trustee of the charity the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.  She was born in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland and has a BA in French and Spanish from the University of Bradford.

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Audit and Risk (Chair), Nomination


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